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Can't accelerate when cold and power loss at 60 mph

I have a 1996 Ford Fiesta 1.2 engine. It started to rev faster and slower when started from cold. That was about 6 months ago. Now it starts up cold no problem doesn't have the revving problem but as ...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.2
Posted: Mar 27, 2013
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Boot switch doesn't work

The unlock boot switch inside the car doesn't work does anyone have any idea how to fix it?

1996 Ford Fiesta Ghia Auto
Posted: Feb 8, 2013
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Sidelights

when i turn on my sidelghts they dont work and it turns off my dash illumination, warning sound when a door is open and rearlights. I have changed the stalk arm several times and the same problem occu...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.8 diesel
Posted: Sep 25, 2012
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Suspension bushes

Suspension bushes worn. Is it possible to replace just the bushes or should I replace the suspension arm? What is the difference in price?

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.2 LX
Posted: Jul 1, 2012
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Head gasket

whats the easiest way to change the head gasket on a mk4 fiesta 1.3?

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3
Posted: Jan 16, 2012
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Water pump removal

anyone any clue how to remove the water pump from a 1.3 fiesta 1996? and where its located?

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3
Posted: Jan 14, 2012
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Losing coolant

car is losing water and when i open the bonnet the radiator top hose is swelled up. to release the pressure i undo the coolant tank cap. ive tried changing the thermostat to no avail. the car is judde...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3
Posted: Jan 13, 2012
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Wont start even thou had new starter motor but still makes clicking sound and wont fire up when you do a jump start

P REG FORD FIESTA.........car wouldn't start prior to christmas, jump started car and car was fine went on a 20 min car ride, went bck to car and battery was flat again when to jump start again with ...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3 ghia
Posted: Jan 4, 2012
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Loss of acceleration above 70mph

I have a Ford Fiesta 1996 1.25. I have a problem when I reach about 70mph. If I put the foot all the way to the floor, it will refuse to go above 70mph and will instead judder in a rhythmic fashion. ...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.25 manual petrol
Posted: Jun 21, 2011
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Rear brake light flashes when using same indicator

When vehicle lights are ON, I use the left turn indicator and the rear brake light flashes opposite to the indicator?? some one help, please

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.4 manual
Posted: Feb 28, 2011
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Holding Back

I have a 1.3 ford fiesta that has started to hold back when accelerating i have changed the air filter, spark plugs and fuel filter it just seems like it has no power anymore.. Please Help !!!!

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3
Posted: Oct 13, 2010
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Rev counter not working

rev counter just stopped working any ideas

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.4 zeetec chicane
Posted: Oct 10, 2010
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Heaters

my heaters blow cold air but wont blow hot air even when switched to hot checked matrix that ok but could the heater valve be the problem ?

1996 Ford Fiesta mk4 1300cc
Posted: Aug 1, 2010
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Suspension rear

just bought a ford fiesta mk4 wen got ppl in back of car the wheels catch on archs so im just wondering if its the rear bushes that need changed cnt go shopping either put things in boot and it catche...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1300cc mk4
Posted: Jul 31, 2010
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There's grinding noise, cumin from my rite rear wheel,

at 1st i thought it mite b the tyre rubbing on the surspention,so put wheel spacers on, that didnt solve the problem, then i changed the wheel bearings, that still has'nt solved the the problem, and t...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.8 LX diesel
Posted: Jul 16, 2010
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Car alarm keeps going off

My car alarm keeps going off and the door open warning light keeps coming on even though the doors are securely closed. I don't really want to disable the alarm plus because I am female I don't want ...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Ghia
Posted: Apr 1, 2010
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Reverse lights

my reverse lights only work when holding the gear lever towards the drivers seat??? can anyone help?????

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.25
Posted: Mar 9, 2010
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Acceleration Very slow. Engine won't climb Above 4000 rpm

I have just bought a ford fiesta 1996, 5 dr, 1.3 60ps EFI, Ghia. The Car around town is slow, but fine. Yet if you want to do more than 30 mph there's a problem. In all gears, the car won't clim...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3 EFI 60PS Ghia
Posted: Feb 25, 2010
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Car wont exceed 4000 rpm

hi wondering if any one could help me my 96 1.25 fiesta wont go past 4000 revs this mostly happens when i drop my foot to the floor if i ease of i bit its gradually goes past 4000 revs slightly dies a...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.25 zetec
Posted: Jan 20, 2010
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Intermittent problem changing gear

I have a reoccurring problem changing gear in my 96 fiesta which happens from time to time. I could be driving along fine for a week or more and then if I get caught in traffic, which involves a lot o...

1996 Ford Fiesta 1.3 Encore
Posted: Dec 23, 2009
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